Dallas' bomb robot sparks debate around police militarization
"What was sci-fi a generation ago is the new normal," says Dr. Peter Singer.
London police consider using drones to pursue motorbike thieves
UAVs could help tackle moped gangs who are put at risk in high-speed pursuits.
Big data shows racial bias in police behavior
Stanford's data shows that Oakland police officers haven't treated everyone fairly.
NYPD's smartphone program is shortening crime response times
The time it takes for an officer to arrive at a crime in progress has dropped by over 12 percent.
Court says police don't need warrants for phone location data
An appeals court says your position info is up for grabs if you volunteered it to an app.
Geek Squad employee allegedly searched PCs for the FBI
The staffer allegedly conducted warrantless searches on the feds' behalf.
Violent crime prediction algorithms are racially biased
A new study shows that software-driven risk assessment tools are hardly blind to race.
Chicago turns to big data to predict gun and gang violence
But its potential for misuse is worrisome.